LMI Aerospace CNC Programmer in Washington, Missouri

  • Aid in supporting the shop floor with programs and all necessary support documents to run parts made from a variety of material types on 3 axis machines and sheet metal equipment. Assist the shop in problem solving and optimization of part programs. Assist Programmer II with updates on low to medium complexity 4 and 5 axis programs

Essential Responsibilities:

Assist in planning for production of 3 axis and sheet metal parts

Determine saw length or sheet size

Determine number of parts in a setup or sheet

Assist in creating any simple tooling needed to hold or form the parts

Assist in creating and optimizing NC programs for 3 axis and sheet metal parts

Update repeat jobs to current internal standards and latest engineering revision (includes, 3, 4, and 5 axis and sheet metal)

Assist in creating shop drawings, setup sheets, tool list, and other production aids as needed

Assist 3 axis and sheet metal machine operators when program problems arise

Assist Programmer 2 with tool and method tests


High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Associate / Technical Degree desired

  • 2yr Technical Degree or equivalent relevant experience desired


2yrs minimum programming in a comparable CAD/CAM software or shop floor experience running the similar types of equipment as what will be programed is desired


Must be comfortable operating a computer

General knowledge of Excel.

This position requires a good understanding of part holding, machine operation and G code as well as knowledge of advanced machining techniques.

Good reasoning, problem solving, and communication skills (verbal and written) are needed for this position.

Flexibility and open mindedness are desired

Work Environment / Other Position Requirements:

Will have to be able to sit and work at a desk for an extended period of time

As well as walk to machines in the shop periodically.

When at a machine standing for an extended amount of time may be required.

PPE while in the shop to include safety shoes, glasses and hearing protection as required.

LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.

LMI is an E-Verify Employer.

LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer

LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 2,000 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 19 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.